Metin Kucukkaya

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BACKGROUND Lengthening nails have been used to correct limb length discrepancy caused by different etiologies, as well as for post-traumatic reasons. Two important lengthening nail-related complications are damage to the distraction mechanism and femoral fractures around the nail tip. As a result of the curved anatomy of the femur, straight nails impinge on(More)
A multiplanar foot deformity is defined by the presence of more than one deformity affecting the foot. These deformities may develop in any plane, including the frontal, sagittal, or transverse planes. This article focuses on the treatment of multiplanar neuromuscular foot deformities with external fixation, reviewing the indications, preoperative planning,(More)
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